2008 Essay Contest Winners

THEME: “Funding a Dream:  Giving Back”

1st Place

Get a Mentor
By Demmie Raysor
Demmie writes about the importance of educating new kidney patients by mentors and others who have had similar experiences.
2nd Place

Lobbying for Kidney Care
By Kevin Reynolds
Kevin writes about the Organ Donor system and the need of the right type of lobby needed to push the issue.

3rd Place

The Portable Kidney
By Mountrey Oliver
Mountrey would spend her $100,000 on research for a portable kidney named 'Arty'  which only be the size of your fist.
Best Spanish Essay

Ocho maneras de hacer un sueño (8 Ways to Fund a Dream)
By Sonia Miranda Matos